Russia: The Communist Party might win the 2012 election.
America:Jailing people for being poor
El Salvador, Costa Rica Renew Cuba Ties
SEE AN INTERVIEW WITH A MEMBER OF THE ISRAELI COMMUNIST PARTY HADASH,WHO IS IN THE ISRAEI KNESSET! 
US economic situation is becoming even bleaker and crummier. 
Health care situation in Palestine is becoming worse. 
Huge protests in Ireland. 
American unemployment has reached 13.5 percent. It's going to get worse.
Stimulus Bill has been reached 
Israeli elections have occurred. Exit polls place Kadima placing ahead of Likud, although barely. The Labor party has been forced back to 4th place. Amazing turn around considering that they where ruling as recent as 2001. 
US diplomat expelled from Ecuador
Russia and China are being seen negatively more and more. 
First country wide elections to occur in Iraq since 2005, amidst heavy security.